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'My Hero': Charlie Sheen Hails Dad Martin for Support amid Recent Turbulent Years

Originally posted 06/17/2016 12:45PM

Charlie Sheen is certainly no angel, but while the Two and a Half Men star has become infamous for his erratic behavior and rock star lifestyle, there's always been one person to whom he can turn: dad Martin Sheen – and that includes his recent admission of being HIV-positive.

"He is my hero," Charlie Sheen says on The Graham Norton Show, which will be broadcast Friday night in the U.K. "He is smart, compassionate and patient enough to know that at some point I'd find my way back home and he and my mom would be waiting for me."

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Martin Sheen Producing New O.J. Simpson Docu-Series, Hard Evidence: O.J. Is Innocent

Originally posted 03/31/2016 09:35AM

There's more of O.J. Simpson's story coming to the small screen.

A new six-part docu-series about the former football star's famed 1994 murder trial from executive producer Martin Sheen has been picked up by Investigation Discovery, reports The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

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Martin Sheen 'Is Recovering Beautifully' From Quadruple Bypass Surgery, Says Son Emilio Estevez

Martin Sheen 'Is Recovering Beautifully' From Quadruple Bypass Surgery, Says Son Emilio Estevez

Originally posted 12/18/2015 03:50PM

Martin Sheen is out of the ICU and recovering well after undergoing successful quadruple bypass surgery.

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Emotional Martin Sheen Applauds Son Charlie Sheen's Courage for HIV Announcement: 'It Was the Most Difficult Thing He'd Ever Done'

Originally posted 11/18/2015 11:00AM

Martin Sheen is speaking out for the first time since his son Charlie Sheen revealed that he is HIV-positive.

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Jennifer Hudson, Gloria Estefan Perform for Pope Francis in N.Y.C.

Pope Francis Concludes His N.Y.C. Visit with Mass at Madison Square Garden Featuring A-list Concert

Originally posted 09/26/2015 01:00AM

Pope Francis had quite a star-studded lineup of opening acts prior to his Mass at Madison Square Garden.

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15 Roles That Made Charlie Sheen Famous

UpdatePosted 09/03/2015 03:40AM

15 Iconic Roles That Made Charlie Sheen Famous

Originally posted 11/16/2015 02:45PM

Born Carlos Irwin Estevez, the man now best known as Charlie Sheen adopted the surname of his famous actor dad, Martin Sheen, and went on to become a celebrated actor in his own right. (Show business, after all, is a Sheen-Estevez family tradition.)

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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Men at Work with the Complete History of Sheen-Estevez Family Collaborations

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Men at Work with the Complete History of Sheen-Estevez Family Collaborations

Originally posted 08/24/2015 03:55PM

In 1990, both Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez were riding high in Hollywood. Sheen counted among his recent successes Major League and Wall Street, while Estevez had Stakeout. Producers hoped that the brothers' combined marquee value would make Men at Work a success.

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Martin Sheen Felt 'Powerless' During Son Charlie Sheen's Public Meltdown in 2011

Martin Sheen Felt 'Powerless' During Son Charlie Sheen's Public Meltdown in 2011

Originally posted 05/26/2015 08:15AM

Martin Sheen has admitted that he felt helpless during his son Charlie Sheen's public meltdown in 2011, which led to the actor being fired from his hit TV series Two and a Half Men.

"What he was going through at that time, we were powerless to do much," the Grace and Frankie actor told the Radio Times. "Except to pray for him and lift him up."

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Watch Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Get Dumped in Netflix's Grace and Frankie Trailer (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/09/2015 03:10PM

Breaking up is hard to do – especially in your 70s.

But that's exactly what happens in Netflix's new series Grace and Frankie, which stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two women whose husbands (played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) can't deny their love any longer. So they ditch their wives to marry each other instead.

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man's Stars Have Brilliant Chemistry | Andrew Garfield

The Amazing Spider-Man's Stars Have Brilliant Chemistry: Review

Originally posted 07/03/2012 01:30PM

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Let's settle the debate. Did we need a Spidey reboot five years after his last outing? Nope. This Spider-Man's solid script and capable effects simply aren't vibrant enough to warrant rehashing high-school shutterbug Peter Parker's life-altering spider bite. The performances, though – now those are extraordinary.

Start with the supporting cast. For gravitas, Martin Sheen and Sally Field play parental figures Uncle Ben and Aunt May, with Sheen giving Ben the fiery righteousness needed to orient Peter's moral compass in darker days.

Rhys Ifans adds nuanced edge as mad scientist Curt Connors, while Dennis Leary stiffens his spine as police captain George Stacy, out to nab a certain web-slinging vigilante.

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